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177. Hybridity and Multilingualism in Yiddish

Sunday, 3 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 308, Hynes

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature

Presiding: Sarah Ponichtera, Columbia Univ.

1. "Mysticism and Its Discontents: Hasidic and Anti-Hasidic Narratives between Hebrew and Yiddish," Ken Frieden, Syracuse Univ.

2. "Memory Palace, Yiddish Ghetto (Isaac Bashevis Singer and That Vexatious Yiddish Identity)," Nikki Halpern, Université Paris Diderot 7

3. "The Master from Krochmalna Street: Isaac Bashevis Singer and World Literature," Saul Zaritt, Jewish Theological Seminary


  • Other Literatures – Jewish

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